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Blog Tour: Author Chat with Amanda Hocking (Between the Blade and the Heart), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Amanda Hocking , author of  Between the Blade.   Read on for more about Amanda and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Amanda Hocking !       Amanda Hocking is the author of over twenty young adult novels, including the New York Times...
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Marisa Fort
I love the colors on the cover and the synopsis sounds exciting!
Friday, 26 January 2018 17:21
Emily
I love this cover! Amanda hockings writing is great!
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 00:39
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover, especially the colors. The synopsis sounds amazing.
Friday, 02 February 2018 14:55
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Blog Tour, Author Chat & Giveaway: Bad Call (Stephen Wallenfels)

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Stephen Wallenfels's new book  Bad Call.   Read on for a author chat, more about Stephen, his book, and a giveaway!       Meet Stephen Wallenfels ! STEPHEN WALLENFELS is an avid outdoorsman from Richland, Washington. He was a...
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Sam
Love the cover! Definitely need to read this!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 23:47
Kara S
Great cover for a thriller, and I've had a high thrill craving in my reading the last several months. New reading diet, I guess! ... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 16:20
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for a man-versus-nature thriller. this book will be exciting to read based on the synopsis.
Sunday, 14 January 2018 09:56
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Penguin Teen Blog Tour & Spotlight on Us Kids Know (JJ Strong), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Us Kids Know  by JJ Strong! Read on for an excerpt from Us Kids Know!       Meet JJ Strong ! JJ Strong received a creative writing degree from the University of Southern California, and a B.A. in English from Georgetown University. His writing has appeared...
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Blog Tour: Playlist for Dragonfly Song (Wendy Orr) , Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Wendy Orr's book  Dragonfly Song. Read on for more about Wendy, her book, an playlist, and giveaway!       Meet Wendy Orr ! Wendy Orr was born in Edmonton, Canada, but grew up in various places across Canada, France,...
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Hannah
Love the colors on the cover
Sunday, 12 November 2017 02:40
Danielle Hammelef
I enjoy the cover. The synopsis sounds fun to read.
Sunday, 19 November 2017 11:51
Penny Olson
The cover is beautiful and powerful. I would love to read this book especially since I have been to Crete.
Monday, 20 November 2017 23:39
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Blog Tour: Never Say Die by Anthony Horowitz, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Anthony Horowitz's book  Never Say Die .   Read on for more about Anthony, his book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!     Meet Anthony Horowitz !     Anthony Horowitz  ( anthonyhorowitz.com ) is a world-renowned screenwriter for film...
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John
The cover is energetic, the books sounds exciting!
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:39
Danielle Hammelef
The cover shows action and fits this exciting synopsis well.
Friday, 10 November 2017 14:17
Penny Olson
The cover and synopsis are all about non-stop action. Looks fun!
Saturday, 11 November 2017 23:05
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Announcing The Official Blog Tour for Turtles All The Way Down (John Green)!

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COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU   Turtles All the Way Down with John & Hank Green   http://www.turtlesallthewaydownbook.com   Join #1 bestselling author John Green and special guest Hank Green* on tour in support of John’s new novel, Turtles All the Way Down. In this multimedia event, the brothers will talk about...
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Blog Tour: Everything Must Go by Jenny Fran Davis, Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Jenny Fran Davis's book  Everything Must Go .   Read on for more about Jenny, her book, and an excerpt!   Meet Jenny Fran Davis !       JENNY FRAN DAVIS was born in Manhattan and spent four months...
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Blog Tour: Lone Stars by Mike Lupica, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Mike Lupica's book  Lone Stars .   Read on for more about Mike, his book, plus and excerpt & giveaway!   Meet Mike Lupica !   Mike Lupica has been called “the greatest sports writer for middle school readers.”...
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Dianna G.
The cover will be really appealing to middle grades students. My students LOVE Mike Lupica, so I had to enter because I know this ... Read More
Friday, 22 September 2017 23:32
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is emotional and dramatic. The synopsis sounds exciting to read because I love sports stories.
Saturday, 21 October 2017 15:24
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Blog Tour: Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas, Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Michelle Cuevas' book  Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole .   Read on for more about Michelle, her books, plus her listicle!     Meet Michelle Cuevas !   Michelle Cuevas  graduated...
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Blog Tour: Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Kristin Cashore's book  Jane, Unlimited .   Read on for more about Kristin, her book, an excerpt, and giveaway!   SCHEDULE: Week One: September 11 –  Alexa Loves Books  – Bookish Style Files September 11 –  The Bookiemoji  –...
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Olivia F
Loved Graceling and excited to check out this new title!
Friday, 15 September 2017 13:44
Anne
Sounds like a good story but I don't like the cover that much.
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:05
Tammy VanScoy
This cover is just wow! Need to know what Tu Reviens is.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 14:57
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